Period
to 25 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IoT (Internet of Things, Internet of Everything)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 784 676 873
Rank change year-on-year -108 +197 -93
Permanent jobs citing Internet of Things 226 488 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.82% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 173 382 251
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £20,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £89,875 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -

Internet of Things is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 47,596 59,540 67,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.55% 39.60% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36,635 45,151 52,578
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +2.35%

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet of Things.

Salary trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet of Things over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -112 198 £60,000 +9.09% 42
UK excluding London -114 144 £52,500 +10.53% 36
London +40 79 £75,000 +15.38% 16
North of England +13 41 £57,500 - 11
North West +3 31 £57,500 - 7
South East +35 26 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Midlands -56 23 £45,250 +126.25% 7
Scotland +37 21 £45,000 -17.97% 5
West Midlands -52 18 £52,500 +162.50% 6
East of England +14 16 £61,500 +11.82% 1
South West +22 12 £63,750 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire +36 10 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +23 5 £30,654 +1.80% 1
Wales - 3 £39,000 - 3
Northern Ireland +3 2 £35,000 -6.67% 2

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, IT jobs citing Internet of Things also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 218 (96.46%) Internet
2 82 (36.28%) Degree
3 76 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (30.97%) Big Data
5 62 (27.43%) Artificial Intelligence
6 51 (22.57%) Analytics
7 47 (20.80%) Python
8 46 (20.35%) Azure
9 45 (19.91%) Project Management
9 45 (19.91%) Software Engineering
10 44 (19.47%) Google
10 44 (19.47%) AWS
11 41 (18.14%) Cybersecurity
11 41 (18.14%) Data Privacy
11 41 (18.14%) Java
12 39 (17.26%) C#
12 39 (17.26%) Computer Science
13 38 (16.81%) Business Development
14 37 (16.37%) Telecoms
15 36 (15.93%) Problem-Solving
16 34 (15.04%) IT Strategy
16 34 (15.04%) JavaScript
17 32 (14.16%) Collaborative Working
18 31 (13.72%) Office 365
19 29 (12.83%) User Experience
19 29 (12.83%) Git (software)
19 29 (12.83%) C
19 29 (12.83%) SQL
19 29 (12.83%) WAN
19 29 (12.83%) MPLS

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.10%) ThingWorx
2 3 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.44%) Apache
4 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.44%) nginx
4 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 16 (7.08%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (2.65%) SAP HCM
3 5 (2.21%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (1.33%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.88%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.88%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.44%) SAP POS DM
6 1 (0.44%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 46 (20.35%) Azure
2 44 (19.47%) AWS
3 31 (13.72%) Office 365
4 26 (11.50%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (11.50%) G Suite
5 19 (8.41%) GCP
6 15 (6.64%) GitHub
7 6 (2.65%) PaaS
7 6 (2.65%) SaaS
7 6 (2.65%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (1.77%) Serverless
9 3 (1.33%) AWS IoT
9 3 (1.33%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.88%) IaaS
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.44%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.44%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 218 (96.46%) Internet
2 29 (12.83%) MPLS
2 29 (12.83%) WAN
3 27 (11.95%) Unified Communications
4 22 (9.73%) Firewall
4 22 (9.73%) Wireless
5 21 (9.29%) TCP/IP
6 18 (7.96%) Bluetooth
7 13 (5.75%) LTE
7 13 (5.75%) MQTT
7 13 (5.75%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (4.87%) SNA
9 6 (2.65%) Network Security
10 4 (1.77%) 3GPP
10 4 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.77%) GPRS
10 4 (1.77%) VPN
10 4 (1.77%) ZigBee
11 3 (1.33%) GSM
11 3 (1.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (30.97%) Big Data
2 26 (11.50%) Blockchain
3 16 (7.08%) SAP HANA
4 15 (6.64%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.87%) Data Mining
6 10 (4.42%) MySQL
7 6 (2.65%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.21%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.21%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.77%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.33%) TimesTen
11 2 (0.88%) Electronic Patient Records
11 2 (0.88%) QlikView
12 1 (0.44%) Cosmos DB
12 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.44%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.44%) Power BI
12 1 (0.44%) Redis
12 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (12.83%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.75%) Eclipse
2 13 (5.75%) GCC
3 3 (1.33%) Selenium
4 2 (0.88%) JMeter
4 2 (0.88%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.44%) Appium
5 1 (0.44%) git-flow
5 1 (0.44%) Grunt
5 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.44%) JIRA
5 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.44%) Postman
5 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.44%) Subversion
5 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.44%) webpack
5 1 (0.44%) Yeoman
General
1 37 (16.37%) Telecoms
2 24 (10.62%) Finance
3 19 (8.41%) Retail
4 13 (5.75%) Law
5 12 (5.31%) Billing
5 12 (5.31%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.98%) Electronics
6 9 (3.98%) Marketing
7 3 (1.33%) Games
7 3 (1.33%) Local Government
7 3 (1.33%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.88%) German Language
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 51 (22.57%) Developer
2 39 (17.26%) Consultant
3 25 (11.06%) Software Engineer
4 21 (9.29%) IT Consultant
5 20 (8.85%) Senior Consultant
6 15 (6.64%) Full Stack Developer
6 15 (6.64%) Senior IT Consultant
7 14 (6.19%) IT Manager
7 14 (6.19%) Senior Manager
8 13 (5.75%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (5.75%) Senior IT Manager
9 12 (5.31%) Analyst
9 12 (5.31%) Java Developer
10 11 (4.87%) Architect
10 11 (4.87%) Data Scientist
10 11 (4.87%) Firmware Developer
10 11 (4.87%) Java Engineer
10 11 (4.87%) JavaScript Engineer
11 10 (4.42%) SAP Consultant
12 8 (3.54%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.95%) .NET
2 25 (11.06%) AngularJS
3 24 (10.62%) Node.js
4 14 (6.19%) CSS
4 14 (6.19%) HTML
5 13 (5.75%) Middleware
5 13 (5.75%) Natural Language Processing
5 13 (5.75%) React
6 9 (3.98%) REST
7 7 (3.10%) jQuery
8 6 (2.65%) RESTful
9 5 (2.21%) .NET Core
9 5 (2.21%) HTML5
10 4 (1.77%) CSS3
10 4 (1.77%) OpenMP
10 4 (1.77%) Pandas
10 4 (1.77%) Redux
10 4 (1.77%) SOAP
10 4 (1.77%) Vue.js
10 4 (1.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.83%) User Experience
2 24 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.52%) Management Information System
4 15 (6.64%) Mobile App
4 15 (6.64%) Social Network
5 14 (6.19%) Robotics
5 14 (6.19%) Social Media
6 13 (5.75%) e-Health
7 11 (4.87%) Public Cloud
8 10 (4.42%) Algorithms
8 10 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (2.65%) Cybercrime
10 6 (2.65%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 6 (2.65%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (2.21%) Smart City
12 4 (1.77%) CUDA
12 4 (1.77%) Data Centre
13 3 (1.33%) Augmented Reality
13 3 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.73%) Linux
2 14 (6.19%) Windows
3 11 (4.87%) Android
4 8 (3.54%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.77%) Unix
6 1 (0.44%) CentOS
6 1 (0.44%) Debian
6 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (27.43%) Artificial Intelligence
3 51 (22.57%) Analytics
4 45 (19.91%) Project Management
4 45 (19.91%) Software Engineering
5 41 (18.14%) Cybersecurity
5 41 (18.14%) Data Privacy
6 39 (17.26%) Computer Science
7 38 (16.81%) Business Development
8 36 (15.93%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (15.04%) IT Strategy
10 32 (14.16%) Collaborative Working
11 27 (11.95%) Network Design
11 27 (11.95%) Programme Management
11 27 (11.95%) Use Case
12 26 (11.50%) Business Transformation
12 26 (11.50%) Data Architecture
12 26 (11.50%) DevOps
12 26 (11.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 26 (11.50%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 47 (20.80%) Python
2 41 (18.14%) Java
3 39 (17.26%) C#
4 34 (15.04%) JavaScript
5 29 (12.83%) C
5 29 (12.83%) SQL
6 27 (11.95%) C++
7 18 (7.96%) Embedded C
8 11 (4.87%) Go
9 8 (3.54%) PHP
10 6 (2.65%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.77%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.77%) R
11 4 (1.77%) Ruby
11 4 (1.77%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.33%) ABAP
12 3 (1.33%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.33%) Dart
12 3 (1.33%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 82 (36.28%) Degree
2 16 (7.08%) SAP Certification
3 13 (5.75%) PhD
4 12 (5.31%) Master's Degree
5 7 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.10%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.88%) CCNP
9 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.88%) CISSP
10 1 (0.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.44%) CCSE
10 1 (0.44%) CCSP
10 1 (0.44%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.44%) CISM
10 1 (0.44%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.21%) QA
2 3 (1.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.33%) PMO
2 3 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (11.06%) Docker
2 19 (8.41%) Firmware
3 3 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.44%) iptables
Systems Management
1 15 (6.64%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.77%) Terraform
3 3 (1.33%) Ansible
3 3 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.33%) Nagios
3 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.33%) Puppet
4 2 (0.88%) Packer
4 2 (0.88%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.88%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.44%) Icinga
5 1 (0.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 44 (19.47%) Google
2 27 (11.95%) SAP
3 11 (4.87%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.98%) Telstra
5 8 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.10%) PTC
7 6 (2.65%) Xamarin
8 5 (2.21%) Cisco
9 4 (1.77%) Oracle
10 3 (1.33%) BiZZdesign
10 3 (1.33%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.33%) Juniper
10 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.33%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.33%) Sparx
10 3 (1.33%) Tableau
10 3 (1.33%) VMware
11 2 (0.88%) HubSpot
11 2 (0.88%) New Relic
11 2 (0.88%) Splunk